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Re: Do ATM-based Exchange Points make sense anymore?
- From: Stephen Sprunk
- Date: Mon Aug 12 09:53:05 2002
Thus spake "Alex Rubenstein" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > What functionality does PVC give you that the ethernet VLAN does not?
> Shaping, for one.
There is nothing inherent in Ethernet which precludes shaping. Low- and
mid-range routers can do it just fine. If your core router doesn't, speak with
your vendor. Then again, do your core routers really support shaping on OC192
> > What is the current max speed of frame relay in any common vendor
> > implementation (I'm talking routers here).
> Doesn't OC48 POS on GSR and Jewniper do FR?
If those boxes approached the reliability of carrier FR/ATM gear, that might be